×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes Wants to 'Stop Touring' and Start Acting 'Very Soon'

After making his name as a singer on phone screens via the Vine app, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is ready to make the jump to the big screen as an actor.

Shawn Mendes has to stop touring as much to start acting,” the star told Variety‘s Marc Malkin on the MTV Video Music Awards pink carpet Monday. “Finding the right role is the right role. It’s not about the type of film, or whatever, but yeah, I want to do it soon.”

The “In My Blood” singer has even received “a few scripts” and begun to take acting lessons.

“It’s a few scripts, definitely, and a few incredible scripts, so maybe something is gonna come soon,” he said.

More Popular on Variety

  • Star Salaries Revealed

    Top TV Salaries Revealed

    After making his name as a singer on phone screens via the Vine app, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is ready to make the jump to the big screen as an actor. “Shawn Mendes has to stop touring as much to start acting,” the star told Variety‘s Marc Malkin on the MTV Video Music Awards pink carpet Monday. […]

  • Robin Wright Talks 'House of Cards'

    Robin Wright on Directing and Final Season of 'House of Cards'

    After making his name as a singer on phone screens via the Vine app, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is ready to make the jump to the big screen as an actor. “Shawn Mendes has to stop touring as much to start acting,” the star told Variety‘s Marc Malkin on the MTV Video Music Awards pink carpet Monday. […]

  • The Walking Dead Season 9 Andrew

    'Walking Dead' Cast Writes Rick Grimes' Epitaph

    After making his name as a singer on phone screens via the Vine app, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is ready to make the jump to the big screen as an actor. “Shawn Mendes has to stop touring as much to start acting,” the star told Variety‘s Marc Malkin on the MTV Video Music Awards pink carpet Monday. […]

Most Popular

Access exclusive content